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Hide, Ambush, Kill, Eat: Lethocerus Patruelis Has Dexterous, Vicious Hunting Practices
2013-07-31 13:09:17

Pensoft Publishers [ Watch The Video: Small Fish Attacked By Giant Water Bug Larva ] A new study provides a detailed information on karyotype and reproductive system of the species, the distribution, including rare video of their dexterous and vicious hunting practices The giant water bug Lethocerus patruelis is the largest European true bug and the largest European water insect. The adult bugs reach an impressive 8 cm in length, and the largest representatives of the same family are...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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